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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium minutum Halim, 1960 
AphiaID: 109711

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromista (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarosa (Subkingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveolata (Infrakingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyzozoa (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDinoflagellata (Infraphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonyaulacaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium minutum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium Halim, 1960
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium minutum Halim, 1960
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium angustitabulatum F.J.R.Taylor, 1995 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium ibericum Balech, 1985 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlexandrium lusitanicum Balech, 1985 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrodinium minutum (Halim) Taylor (synonym)
Sources  original description Halim Y. (1960). Alexandrium minutum, n. gen. n. sp. dinoflagellé provocant des “eaux rouges”. Vie et Milieu. 11: 102-105. [details]

redescription Balech, E. 1989. Redescription of Alexandrium minutum (Dinophyceae) type species of the genus Alexandrium. Phycologia 28:206-11. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Trusted: edited by a thematic editortype locality Alexandria Harbour [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralian Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: origin unknown[details]
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCentral Coast of Brazil [details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndian Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIrish Sea [details]
Kattegat
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSwedish part of the Kattegat (origin: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (origin: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
Skagerrak
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSwedish part of the Skagerrak (origin: origin unknown[details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCape Town Docks (origin: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAtlantic Coast of Spain [details]
Sweden
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSweden (origin: origin uncertain) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Lebanon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLebanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunisian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (19018 nucleotides; 14 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:47213 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Producer of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : May be transported in water currents, ballast water and solid ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Swedish part of the Skagerrak (Marine Region) : Shipping [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Indian Ocean (IHO Sea Area) : May be transported in water currents, ballast water and solid ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : May be transported in water currents, ballast water and solid ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Australian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) : May be transported in water currents, ballast water and solid ballast. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorstatus Cells identified as A. minutum have been reported over a very large geographical area and as some of these are morphologically very different, particularly in the ornamentation of the plates, it is likely that more than one species is involved. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alexandrium minutum
Alexandrium minutum
Alexandrium minutum
Alexandrium minutum
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:109711
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Brandt, Sue
2010-10-13 07:41:27Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2010-10-15 10:00:54Z  changed  Fraga, Santiago
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Alexandrium minutum Halim, 1960. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=109711 on 2016-12-03
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